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Funny story: U.S. bank bailout to rely on Monopoly money, armed guards, assault weapons

U.S. bank bailout to rely on Monopoly money, armed guards, assault weapons

Wall Street produced the global financial and economic crisis but it may take a beloved 75-year-old game to solve it. The Obama administration is preparing a revised bailout plan for the banking system, calling on Wall Street bankers and 'Fat Cat...

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Funny story: Printer of "Monopoly Money" goes bust

Printer of "Monopoly Money" goes bust

J. Parslow and Sons, for 48 years printers of "Monopoly" money, have called in administrators after reporting 3-month losses. It is believed that the boardgame market has seen falls of between 18% and 24% in the pre-Christmas period, their worst figu...

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Funny story: Alistair Darling to make Monopoly Money legal Tender

Alistair Darling to make Monopoly Money legal Tender

In a bit to soften the effects of the Credit Crunch, Chancellor of the Exchequer, Alistair Darling is to make Monoploy Money legal tender. Speaking to us earlier, the Sam the Bald Eagle of British Politics told us: 'Monopoly Money will be legal Te...

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Funny story: High Gas Prices turning everyone into stingy, real-life Monopoly Players

High Gas Prices turning everyone into stingy, real-life Monopoly Players

It appears the recent surge in gas prices have not only diminished people's checking accounts, but their personalities as well. People are increasingly becoming more selfish with their money, and in particular, their cars. My best friend of 10 yea...

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Funny story: Manchester City And Manchester United To Be Included On Monopoly Board

Manchester City And Manchester United To Be Included On Monopoly Board

Manchester City, the world's richest football club, and their city rivals, Manchester United, are to be included in the latest edition of the popular financial property game for players of all ages, Monopoly. It's the first time that clubs have be...

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Funny story: Monopoly becomes unplayable after failure of bank

Monopoly becomes unplayable after failure of bank

The hugely popular game of Monopoly has become unplayable after it became the latest victim of the global economic situation, this reporter has learned. A spokesperson for Monopoly listed the various problems that have called a halt to the game:...

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Funny story: Lehman Brothers' Monopoly Cahoot

Lehman Brothers' Monopoly Cahoot

The financial markets were left reeling following the revelation that the makers of the popular board game Monopoly had been under pinning the Lehman Brothers for many years. Monopoly had been ploughing money into the Lehman Brothers banking firm...

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Funny story: Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner

Maybe it's because I'm a Londoner

The Board game 'Monopoly' is facing yet another dramatic change with the traditional squares of Regent St, Coventry St, Old Kent Road, Waterworks, Electricity Board and Marylebone Station making way for new areas of London.

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Funny story: Monopoly money more valuable than dollar - US Federal Reserve

Monopoly money more valuable than dollar - US Federal Reserve

Recently, Chairman of the Board of Governors of the FED, met with a congressional panel in Washington DC to discuss US monetary policy and the continuing role of the dollar in international economics.

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Funny story: Thirty-two Monopoly Strategies That Simply Do Not Work

Thirty-two Monopoly Strategies That Simply Do Not Work

1) buying both utilities...

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Funny story: Unlucky Gambler Loses House Playing Monoploy As Dice Refuse To Roll

Unlucky Gambler Loses House Playing Monoploy As Dice Refuse To Roll

Fifty- seven year old Malcolm Griffin from Wakefield in Yorkshire has, today, been dubbed, by gamblers across the nation: 'the most unlucky punter to have placed a wager since Nick Leeson'.

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Funny story: Monopoly Money to become legal tender in Yorkshire

Monopoly Money to become legal tender in Yorkshire

London - People in Yorkshire, noted for being mean and stingy, today are waking up to the fact that Sterling has been replaced with Monopoly Money as legal tender.

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Funny story: Qantas refutes suggestions of industry monopoly

Qantas refutes suggestions of industry monopoly

Sydney - In a press conference today, Qantas CEO Geoff Dixon denied allegations that the airline is monopolising the Australian travel industry. He told reporters that Qantas have been developing initiatives to work more closely with travel agents an...

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Funny story: Milwaukee claims Monopoly in 'People Who Say Bubbler' Market

Milwaukee claims Monopoly in 'People Who Say Bubbler' Market

A study released today by Refreshment magazine claims that Milwaukee has a Monopoly in a very selective area: 'The People Who Say Bubbler' Market. Milwaukee Mayor Tom Barrett plans to honor the news with the announcement of the construction of a huge bubbler adjacent to Calatrava's addition to the Milwaukee Art Museum.

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